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SC clarifies law on terms of reservists Written by Benjamin B. Pulta Sunday, 24 June 2012 00:00

Sunday, June 24, 2012

SC clarifies law on terms of reservists

A ruling by the Supreme Court (SC) says reservists  called into active service in the Armed Forces can hold commands in the regular armed forces for not more than  two years.

In a decision, the tribunal’s Third Division  through Associate Justice Roberto A. Abad dismissed the petition of Col. Jesus Cabarrus Jr., PAF (res.) which had sought a clarification on a provision of Republic Act 7077 or the Citizen Armed Forces Reservist Act.

Section 13(3) of RA 7077 provides that the retirement age for “the Retired Reserve” officers is 65.
However, if qualified and fit for duty, a member of “the Retired Reserve” may be ordered to active duty in times of local or national emergencies if he volunteers for active duty and when the Secretary of National Defense determines that there are not enough qualified citizen soldiers with his special skills and qualifications in the Ready Reserve or the Standby Reserve in his particular area of residence..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/metro-section/item/642-sc-clarifies-law-on-terms-of-reservists

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